Weekly History: June 7th – 13th

June 7th This is my mother's birthday. Happy Birthday, Mom. June 8th This is my grandmother's birthday. Happy Birthday, Grandma. June 11th 1757 - Born - Anna Catherina CROX - Anna is my 6th-great-grandmother on my mother's side. She was born at Genk, Limburg, Belgium. In 1778, she … [Read more...]

Weekly History: May 31st – June 6th

June 1 1996 - Died - Irene (ZALEWSKI) LUTZENBERGER - Irene is my great-aunt, sister of my Grandpa Zalewski. She was born 17 Jul 1920 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I know I met her sometime in my life, but I really don't remember ever meeting her. She is buried with her husband Ervin at Holy Cross … [Read more...]

Tell Me Thursday: 4th of July

This is one of the latest photos that I scanned. It was a copy inside of a book I got from a fellow Zalewski researcher a few years back. For some reason, I never got to scanning the photos from it. This photo is from July 4th, 1913. Back row is Frank Gierszewski and Edwin Cybela. Front row is … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Weekly History: May 24th-30th

May 25th 1922 - Died - Ignatius SZULTA - Ignatius is my 3rd-great-grandfather on my father's side. He was born 1 Feb 1849 in Poland and married his wife, Nepomuncema SYLDAKT in 1875. They immigrated to Milwaukee in the early 1880s. He passed away in Milwaukee and is buried at Holy Cross … [Read more...]

Tell Me Thursday: Joe & Clara Troka

This is a photo of my great-great-grandparents, Joe & Clara (SZULTA) TROKA on their 50th wedding anniversary. The date of this photo would be somewhere around 29 Jan 1944 since they were married in 1894. They were married at St. Hedwig's Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There is a very nice … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Weekly History: May 17th – 23rd

May 18 1678 - Died - Francois CHEVREFILS - Francois is my 9th-great-grandfather on my mother's side. He was born in 1643 at Perigueux, Perigord, Dordogne, France. He married Marie LAUNY on 18 Mar 1678 in St. Ours, Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. Francois passed away in St. Ours. 1848 - Born - … [Read more...]